Forensics case in self defence/impact gallery

Self Defence Gallery

Many objects in the Royal Armouries collection have a social relevance today. Perhaps none more so than those in the Self Defence gallery.

Tour of the Self Defence gallery

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Tour of Hunting gallery - link to YouTube

Did you know?

Sticky-backed plastic?

Armour is not just made from iron and steel, but also from bronze, silver, gold, wood, leather, bone, and can be decorated with precious stones and even shells. Modern armours use ceramics and plastics.